[Rpm-maint] [PATCH] "%post -p /sbin/ldconfig" wrongly skipped

Pixel pixel at mandriva.com
Wed Apr 2 08:59:43 UTC 2008

Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> writes:

> Pixel (pixel at mandriva.com) said: 
>> Any comment?
> Fix the packages. If you're shipping the correct .so symlinks in the
> package, ldconfig should be redundant, and you don't need to do the
> skipping in rpm.

well ldconfig -N is not needed, agreed. and i'd really like our
packages to use "ldconfig -X", but we've not moved that way yet.

as for the cache, it is needed if you use /etc/ld.so.conf.d/xxx.conf,
which alas is the case for mandriva's qt4. It seems fedora also uses
the ld cache to handle its qt3? I really would like to get rid of this
and that things work correctly without the ld cache... But currently
for a few things we rely on ldconfig cache :-/ Hence the proposed

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